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Manhattan Area Technical College Full-time Practical Nursing Instructor in Manhattan, Kansas

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Primary Accountabilities:

The Practical Nursing (PN) Instructor will lead and direct students toward their goal of completion of the PN program in the classroom, lab and clinical environments through instructional knowledge of the foundation of nursing, pharmacology, medical-surgical, maternal-child, mental health, and geriatric care. The PN Instructor promotes development of the effective use of critical and analytical thinking, evaluation, communication, computation, problem solving, and decision-making.

Primary Responsibilities:

I. Instructor responsibilities include:

  • a) Mastery of Subject Matter

    • Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of the field or discipline.
    • Display an ability to interpret and evaluate theories in the field or discipline.
    • Connect subject matter with relatable professional/employment fields of students
    • Stay current in subject matter through professional development.
    • Collaborates with program director and/or faculty members to prepare for classroom, hands-on and simulated lab, and clinical instruction.
    • Contributes to curriculum review, development, and creation to maintain high standards of program integrity.
  • b) Teaching Performance

    • Work constantly to instill in students the technical and academic competencies and employment behavior expected in classroom/lab/clinical setting and out in the industry.
    • Prepare for class instruction in adherence to approved learning objectives and competencies through appropriately outlined syllabus and can provide written evidence of preparation upon request.
    • Employ a variety of instructional techniques, modalities (utilization of Learning Management System), and instructional media consistent with the multitude of resources available applicable to meet the needs and capabilities of the curriculum.
    • Develop and maintain a classroom environment conducive to effective learning focused on student-centered practices.
    • Support students through retentions efforts to include recitation opportunities, office hours, and utilization of supportive academic resource measures.
    • Develop and enforce appropriate rules and expectations of students in the classroom setting compliant with program and MATC policies/procedures and that result in a safe, effective learning environment.
    • Meet and conduct assigned classes as scheduled and in a professional manner.
    • Maintain standards of teaching at the collegiate level and perform according to the Standards of Performance outlined in the MATC policies and procedures.
  • c) Evaluation of Student Learning

    • Effectively administer assessment of student comprehension towards meeting the learning objectives and complete institutional assessment requirements as directed.
    • Maintain accurate, complete, and correct records as required by accreditation standards, federal regulations, and administrative guidelines.
    • Record and submit rosters and final grades as required per college processes.

II. College Community Responsibilities:

a) Support of College Policies and Procedures

  • Maintain confidentially as per state and federal regulations to include but not limited to Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) laws.
  • Effectively manages, and/or supports department director with, the departmental budget and work closely with MATC staff to ensure that al assets, materials, supplies, etc., are properly managed and documented per college policy and procedures.
  • Advise students, in cooperation with counselors, administrators, etc., in order to ensure that effective services are identified that will assist students in achieving their objective.
  • Ensure that safe and reasonable precautions are implemented to protect students, equipment, and facilities.

b) Participation in College and Program Activities

  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, college committees, and college activities.
  • Participate in professional development opportunities both within and outside MATC.
  • Engagement with state meetings (KBOR) as requested regarding compliance of curriculum of program discipline.

c) Contribution to the Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs

Communicate effectively with staff, students, and the public the mission and operation of Manhattan Area Technical College and the specific program.

Cooperate with other members of the MATC staff in planning instructional goals, objectives, and methods.

Assist in the operation and management of MATC through effective planning and communication with administration and all staff personnel.

Assist in the selection of resource materials and equipment and make facility improvement recommendations